Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Aspen

Enjoy the live music and other features of Aspen. This city's skiing, mountain views and hiking draw many visitors. Aspen Mountain and Independence are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Aspen

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Aspen has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aspen Mountain (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Snowmass Mountain (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Buttermilk Mountain (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Silver Queen Gondola (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Shadow Mountain (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Aspen

Aspen is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, April or May, when snowfall averages 36.98 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Aspen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Aspen is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wagner Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Hunter Creek Trailhead (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Smuggler Mountain (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Grottos Trailhead (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Head (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Maroon Lake (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Aspen

Fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 31.5 mi (50.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Aspen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,251 holiday rentals around Aspen. From 718 Houses to 29 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Aspen is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Aspen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aspen:

  • Aspen Mountain.: 629 holiday homes
  • West End: 548 holiday homes
  • Aspen Highlands: 122 holiday homes
  • Red Mountain: 70 holiday homes
  • Mountain Valley: 107 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Aspen?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Aspen. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Maroon Lake: 2,407 holiday rentals
  • West Buttermilk Express Ski Lift: 1,721 holiday rentals
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail: 1,742 holiday rentals
  • Ski Butlers: 1,700 holiday rentals
  • Wheeler Stallard House Museum: 1,684 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aspen listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Aspen?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 718 Houses in Aspen. Our other popular types of Aspen holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 29 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,205 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 29 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Aspen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 986 holiday homes with pool available in Aspen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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